Croydon based photographer, Ian Flanders, has been named ‘Provisional Photographer of the Year 2015’ at the BIPP Professional Photography Awards held at Hartwell House in Buckinghamshire on Thursday 5 February.
Ian was named ‘BIPP Provisional Photographer of the Year 2015’ for his portfolio of 5 images ‘Portraits from the Inside’; a project on male prisoners.
The Provisional category within the BIPP Professional Photography Awards is open to professional photographers who are Provisional Members of the British Institute of Professional Photography – the leading qualifying body of the photographic profession – and who are working towards BIPP qualification.
The celebration at Hartwell House highlighted the 2015 Professional Photography Awards and showcased the exceptional images seen throughout 2014 in BIPP photographic qualifications. The event culminated in the presentation of the 2015 Photographer of the Year, the 2014 Peter Grugeon Best Fellowship Award, the 2014 Lichfield Award, and the 2014 Fox Talbot Award.
BIPP President Roy Meiklejon said ‘It is an honour to acknowledge the achievements, pure skill and dedication of professional photographers. Those who have received awards produced some beautiful and original images which truly stood out from the crowd and encompassed what being a professional photographer is really about.’
Ian’s winning portfolio may be viewed at www.bipp.com/awards
The British Institute of Professional Photography (BIPP) is an internationally recognised qualifying organisation with over 100 years of experience in qualifying and supporting photographers. The core aims of BIPP are to qualify and support professional photographers, through a network of meetings, awards, training and benefits.
The BIPP is a not for profit body, run by photographers for photographers.
Croydon based photographer, Ian Flanders, has been named ‘Provisional Photographer of the Year’ in the BIPP South East Region Awards 2014
The BIPP South East Region Awards are open to professional photographers who are members of the BIPP, the leading qualifying body of the photographic profession, and celebrate the very best work from the South East Region. Ian, a Provisional Member currently working towards BIPP qualification, won this top award for his image ‘The Brothers’.